Articles

Cornelius Van Til: An Analysis of His Thought

by John M. Frame, reviewed by William Edgar The significance of Cornelius Van Til in recent Christian thought can hardly be overstated. His writings have generated intense discussion among friends and foes alike. Until now nearly everything... next...

The Seed of Heresy Bears Fruit

In this article I intend to (1) document from the pages of the Calvin Theological Journal that there are some in the church today who contend that the Biblical condemnation of homosexual activity is not clear and unquestionable, (2) show that... next...

Homosexual “Wedding” Ceremony

We are printing the following bulletin from a “wedding” ceremony of two homosexuals. The names of the participants have been replaced with generic language to preserve anonymity. This ceremony demonstrates that the issue of “faithful,... next...

Biblical Scriptures Concerning Homosexuality

The following is a Biblical review of Scripture related to the moral issues of homosexuality: Prepared by Samuel A. Cravotta President, West Virginia A.F.A. Foundation, 3008 Glen Drive, Martinsburg, WV 254201. DICTIONARY DEFINITIONS • Concupiscence:... next...

Church Concerns Regarding the “Gay Rights” Issue

BACKGROUND: THREAT TO CHURCHES The church community in the United States has played a critical role in protecting and expanding civil rights for qualified minorities. As a result, Americans of diverse ethnic origin now enjoy a greater level... next...

What is the “New Age”? A Review and Commentary on: THE GNOSTIC EMPIRE STRIKES BACK by Peter Jones

What is Gnosticism? A great question for a Bible study, seminary exam, or discussion with fellow ministers. I can remember studying about it inseminary, but I must confess I had a difficult time getting a handle on this heresy that plagued the... next...

Lessons from Haggai: Haggai 1:6

Haggai 1:6 Many of God’s people in exile in Babylon had returned to Palestine to rebuild the temple, but opposition to the building caused it to cease. The people began making excuses for their failure to continue building. God sent His... next...

Ignorance is not Bliss

A report by the Deparbnent of Education about American public school students’ ignorance of history is no surprise. Similar studies have shown a mostly discouraging trend for more than 20 years. But the response from those who are responsible... next...

The Dialect of Confessional Indifference (2)

Last month we began looking at some common statements in our day that indicate a sense of confessional indifference. This month we continue with another one of those statements: 2. “IT IS ALL A MATTER OF INTERPRETATION” This statement... next...

The Reformed Confessions and Today’s Church

(This article is taken from an address given at the “Growing Reformational Churches” conference held December 7–9, 1995 at First Christian Reformed Church in Chino, CA and jointly sponsored by that church and Westminster Theological... next...
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